NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On the 40th anniversary of a gunfight that killed a New Jersey State Trooper in East Brunswick, the FBI announced that the woman convicted in the case is now the first woman to be placed on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List.

Authorities also announced that the bounty for information leading to Assata Shakur's capture has been doubled to $2 million, the highest bounty on any individual in New Jersey's history.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The eleventh annual protest and campout on the main lawn at Rutgers campus, known as Tent State University, came to an end two weeks ago today, following a week of educational, political, and cultural activities.

The Tent State occupation protests predate Occupy Wall Street, having started in April 2003. The protests began in response to funding cuts to Rutgers and other higher education institutions.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Yesterday, a county judge decided to postpone the sentencing of two former New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA) employees convicted in January of official misconduct for failing to report thefts by their fellow employees.

The two men convicted are Emil Hanna, who worked for the authority since 2001 and made $30,304 annually, and Emad Naguib, who worked for the authority since 2003 and made $26,872.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—John Krenos is one of the incumbents of the Board of Education, and is seeking election to keep his seat on the board for the first time.

Krenos has been a Rutgers faculty member for forty years, and he teaches honors chemistry.  Because a college professor has much say in how his or her classroom, the classes Krenos teaches are a way to gain insight into his views on education.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers director of intercollegiate athletics Timothy Pernetti resigned Friday following an embarrassing scandal involving the misconduct of head basketball coach Mike Rice.

Pernetti played football for Rutgers in the early 1990's, and he made the unusual jump from television executive to college athletics director in 2009 when he was hired to the $410,000 job by then-President Richard McCormick.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—According to a report commissioned by Rutgers officials, several members of the school's administration knew about the alleged misconduct of head basketball coach Mike Rice months before the scandal unfolded last week.

In May 2010, Athletic Director Tim Pernetti hired Rice as the Rutgers men's basketball coach.  Rice allegedly abused the team's players, calling them names including homophobic slurs and throwing basketballs at their heads and bodies.

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